During the early days of digital comics, Dark Horse Comics made the decision to release everything through its own app. Yesterday, the publisher announced it would release all of its single issues on everything from comiXology to Google Play, to the Nook, and more.
Oni Press, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement that continues to sell Oni Press digital comics and graphic novels on the comiXology platform as well as expanding the Oni Press library on Amazon’s Kindle Store. Today’s announcement sees more than 500 Oni Press titles newly available in the Kindle Store including The Sixth Gun, Letter 44, Scott Pilgrim, The Bunker, Kaijumax and more.
Oni Press, Portland’s premier independent comic book publisher, is running weekly digital chapter releases on ComiXology of the upcoming ALABASTER SHADOWS by Matt Gardner (Floating Hands Studios) and Rashad Doucet (My Dog is a Superhero). The 6-part weekly digital chapter release will begin tomorrow, October 6th and continue every week through November 10th, before the release of the softcover graphic novel on December 9th.
ComiXology Submit is sponsoring Artist Alley at this week’s New York Comic Con, October 8th 11th at the Javits Center. To celebrate, comiXology is giving away special limited edition print variants of hit comiXology Submit comics each day during creator signings in Artist Alley tables B11 B14. In addition, comiXology will host panels and giveaways throughout the weekend and a Saturday night party open to all.
Hot on the heels of Fantagraphics renewing distribution on comiXology and expanding comics and graphic novels on Amazon’s Kindle store, Fantagraphics and comiXology have teamed up to release a series of cartoonist-focused bundles every Friday with exclusive content! Today sees the launch of four bundles by acclaimed cartoonists, Jaime Hernandez, Chuck Forsman, Tony Millionaire and Peter Bagge available for a limited time across comiXology’s entire platform with a new bundle released every Friday. Each cartoonist bundle will include an exclusive mini comic that is not available digitally anywhere else.
Drawn & Quarterly, comiXology and Amazon announced today a distribution agreement to sell Drawn & Quarterly’s digital comics and graphic novels across the comiXology platform as well as Amazon’s Kindle Store. Today’s debut sees such internationally renowned and bestselling Drawn & Quarterly titles as Lynda Barry’s One! Hundred! Demons; Guy Delisle’s Jerusalem: Chronicles from the Holy City; Rutu Modan’s Exit Wounds and Anders Nilsen’s Big Questions available on both comiXology and the Kindle Store.
Way back in 2010, I was the biggest proponent of Apple’s iPad, but even with the ability to carry 10,000 digital comics in the palm of my hand, the biggest problem was that comic readers were never getting a 1:1 reading experience. Apple solved that today with the introduction of the iPad Pro.
ComiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform, announced today a digital distribution agreement with Kodansha Comics, the leading manga publisher known for its bestsellers Sailor Moon, Akira, Fairy Tail, and current global phenomenon Attack on Titan. The agreement with Kodansha Comics sees the immediate addition of more than 350 manga titles to comiXology’s offerings, with several new series to be added in the coming months.
VIZ Media, comiXology and Amazon announced today the debut of Weekly Shonen Jump across the comiXology platform as well as Amazon’s Kindle Store. The English language digital manga magazine comes out weekly and is published simultaneously with the print version in Japan. This debut gives comiXology and Kindle fans a taste of the latest manga from Japan, on the same day, now accessible to English speakers across North America, the U.K., Ireland, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand.
Black Mask Studios, comiXology and Amazon announced today a distribution agreement to release Black Mask’s digital comic books and graphic novels across the comiXology platform and Amazon’s Kindle Store. Today’s announcement sees the digital debut of Black Mask’s breakout hits including We Can Never Go Home, Godkiller, Space Riders, Ballistic, The Disciples as well as the much anticipated Young Terrorists and Sinatoro by Grant Morrison and Vanesa del Rey.
Fantagraphics Books, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to continue selling Fantagraphics Books’ digital comics and graphic novels across the comiXology platform as well as debut their library to Amazon’s Kindle Store. Today’s announcement sees the digital debut of more than 300 celebrated Fantagraphics Books titles now in the Kindle Store including Love & Rockets by Jaime & Gilbert Hernandez, I Killed Adolf Hitler by Jason, How to Be Happy by Eleanor Davis, TEOTFW by Chuck Forsman & more!
DC Entertainment has launched a first for the company – its first ever digital comics bundle, which allows subscribers to save money on huge runs of comics.
[Digital Comics] Archie renews distribution agreement with comiXology, expands single issues to Amazon
Archie Comics, comiXology and Amazon announced today an expanded and renewed distribution agreement to sell Archie’s digital comic books and graphic novels across the comiXology platform and bring Archie single issues to the Amazon Kindle Store. More than 1,700 single issues are now available for sale in the Kindle Store, including the newly re-launched Archie series by Mark Waid and Fiona Staples, the upcoming New Riverdale titles as well as Archie Horror and Dark Circle comic series.
ComiXology, the revolutionary cloud-based digital comics platform, announced a digital distribution agreement with Lion Forge Comics, a digital-first comics publisher known for its growing library of action/adventure, sci-fi, superhero, and children’s titles. The deal adds more than 20 new series to comiXology’s selection, including licensed favorites like Miami Vice: Remix, Knight Rider, and Airwolf.